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11 things you must do in the ATL this winter

Published On 12/17/2014 Published On 12/17/2014
Burners Without Borders - Georgia

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Dec 20 Sat

10th Annual SantaCon Hundreds of Santas, elves, reindeer, and snowmen will share in this decade-old tradition of bar hopping and dirty caroling. Grab presents and treats for all the good girls and boys you encounter, as well as a donation for charity. Pro-tip: real Santas bring cash instead of running a tab.

Little Five Points

10th Annual SantaCon Little Five Points Hundreds of Santas, elves, reindeer, and snowmen will share in this decade-old tradition of bar hopping and dirty caroling. Grab presents and treats for all the good girls and boys you encounter, as well as a donation for charity. Pro-tip: real Santas bring cash instead of running a tab.

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Dec 31 Wed

New Beer’s Eve The only beer festival/NYE party hybrid in town means plenty of nosh, music, wine, and... waitforit!... beer, at Front Page News and Tijuana Garage in L5P.

Array

New Beer’s Eve Array The only beer festival/NYE party hybrid in town means plenty of nosh, music, wine, and... waitforit!... beer, at Front Page News and Tijuana Garage in L5P.

CHONA KASINGER

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Jan 8 Thu

Culinary Cocktail Hour Kick off your year with an hour(s) of higher-end cocktails and eats, plus a silent auction that'll actually raise money to train the next generation of people who'll be making higher-end cocktails and eats.

AmericasMart - Fashion Theatre

Culinary Cocktail Hour AmericasMart - Fashion Theatre Kick off your year with an hour(s) of higher-end cocktails and eats, plus a silent auction that'll actually raise money to train the next generation of people who'll be making higher-end cocktails and eats.

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Jan 15 Thu

Vintage Beer Class The ATL’s best beer bar is schooling you in vintage suds. You’ll be tasting ten different beers and learning why certain beers become sexier as they age. Just like you, right? Riiiight.

The Porter Beer Bar

Vintage Beer Class The Porter Beer Bar The ATL’s best beer bar is schooling you in vintage suds. You’ll be tasting ten different beers and learning why certain beers become sexier as they age. Just like you, right? Riiiight.

All New Atlanta Streetcar Adventure

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Jan 24 Sat

All New Atlanta Streetcar Adventure Celebrate Atlanta’s massive new streetcar in the most appropriate way possible by drinking your way around the track. Five bars from Edgewood to Downtown are offering drink or shot specials, plus food deals as you take this inaugural blue booze cruise.

Downtown

All New Atlanta Streetcar Adventure Downtown Celebrate Atlanta’s massive new streetcar in the most appropriate way possible by drinking your way around the track. Five bars from Edgewood to Downtown are offering drink or shot specials, plus food deals as you take this inaugural blue booze cruise.

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Jan 24 Sat

Winter Beerfest The first great beer festival of the year bring hundreds of beers to The Masquerade, where a slew of sweet food trucks and five music stages will keep you fed and entertained whilst “sampling”.  

The Masquerade

Winter Beerfest The Masquerade The first great beer festival of the year bring hundreds of beers to The Masquerade, where a slew of sweet food trucks and five music stages will keep you fed and entertained whilst “sampling”.  

Thrillist

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Jan 24 Sat

Cask Ale Festival The Prado’s powerful beer forces combine to give you 40 super-rare cask-conditioned ales from American and international craft brewers spread between the 5 Seasons Brewing and Taco Mac.

The Prado Center

Cask Ale Festival The Prado Center The Prado’s powerful beer forces combine to give you 40 super-rare cask-conditioned ales from American and international craft brewers spread between the 5 Seasons Brewing and Taco Mac.

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Feb 6 Fri

Days of the Dead A giant three-day party revolves around the masters of horror, macabre, and general creepiness. Between all the hotel bars and room parties there will be monster panels, celebrities you’ve seen killed in multiple movies, and late-night “after-parties” at the Downtown Sheraton. Where else are you going to be able to drink with the star of Meat Puppets?

Atlanta Sheraton

Days of the Dead Atlanta Sheraton A giant three-day party revolves around the masters of horror, macabre, and general creepiness. Between all the hotel bars and room parties there will be monster panels, celebrities you’ve seen killed in multiple movies, and late-night “after-parties” at the Downtown Sheraton. Where else are you going to be able to drink with the star of Meat Puppets?

Cupid's Undie Run

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Feb 14 Sat

Cupid’s Undie Run Get in your skimpiest outfit (that still holds everything in place) and meet up with a bunch of similarly un-dressed co-eds in Midtown for a brisk run through the city that ends at Big Sky, where you’ll be able to grab a few drinks with your fellow philanthropists.

Big Sky

Cupid’s Undie Run Big Sky Get in your skimpiest outfit (that still holds everything in place) and meet up with a bunch of similarly un-dressed co-eds in Midtown for a brisk run through the city that ends at Big Sky, where you’ll be able to grab a few drinks with your fellow philanthropists.

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Feb 28 Sat

Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival Dedicated to three of the best things that start with the letter "B", this festival is filling Atlantic Station with craft beverages, a shton of smoked meat, live music, and more.

Atlantic Station

Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival Atlantic Station Dedicated to three of the best things that start with the letter "B", this festival is filling Atlantic Station with craft beverages, a shton of smoked meat, live music, and more.

Cardboard*Con

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Mar 7 Sat

Cardboard*Con All you need to have fun is a stack of empty beer cases, a few Amazon boxes, and some duct tape. Suddenly you've become a superhero whose power is to party like a maniac at Downtown bars.

Downtown

Cardboard*Con Downtown All you need to have fun is a stack of empty beer cases, a few Amazon boxes, and some duct tape. Suddenly you've become a superhero whose power is to party like a maniac at Downtown bars.